Exchange students earn Corner Bar Hall of Fame

Exchange students attempting to get on the Hot Dog Hall of Fame.

Everyone  has heard of Corner Bar hot dogs, but how many people are prepared to sit down and eat 12 in a row? Two visiting students accomplished this feat to join the hundreds on the Hot Dog Hall of Fame at the Corner Bar. Competing or offering support were: Nelson Nunes Filho from Brazil, Manuel […]

Free kids’ fishing

BIG CATCH—A guest showing

BIG CATCH—A guest showing The Izaak Walton League, 5641 Myers Lake Road, Rockford has two more free kids’ fishing days left this month The gates are open to kids accompanied by an adult on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon. Bait, rods, and help are provided at our catch-and-release pond.

Teens win RFCU

WINNING ESSAY—2009 teen journalism first place winner Emilie McNany accepting his award from Connie Taylor CEO of Rockford Community Federal Credit Union.

Authors ages 13 to 18 submitted their essays and poems to Rockford Community Federal Credit Unions annual Teen Journalism Contest. All qualifying entries had to be written on the financial topics of finance, credit or loans. The entries were judged on the guidelines of creativity/presentation, content, spelling and grammar. The judges had a tough decision. […]

Glenn Morris & associates relocates to larger offices

Glenn Morris & Associates new location.

Glenn Morris & Associates announces the relocation of their corporate offices to a nearby, larger facility. The move stems from Glenn Morris & Associates’ unprecedented growth in the last 18 months. Glenn Morris, president says, “Our new facilities will not only allow us to better serve our existing customers but will allow for continued growth.” […]

Cathy’s Hallmark hosts

PRIZES GALORE—(l-r): Kathy Barr with grand prize winner Donna Brinks.

by CARRIE YEOMANS   On Thursday, May 7, Cathy’s Hallmark held a first of its kind-Ladies Night. Women enjoyed 20 percent off everything in the store, were invited to sample Gillham and Grand candy, Wind and Willow dips, a delicious cake supplied by Arnies and cookies donated by D&W. As the ladies shopped and snacked, […]